Features

High-signal feed: projects and full-length essays.

  1. On the road to May Day: A non-report-back from Denver 2017

    An anecdotal introduction to the continuum-forming typology of begging as a dialectical model for understanding the structure of late capitalist economy.

  2. This Andrew Jackson Jihad: Thoughts from the first forty days

    I wasted an entire month reading about and writing down some thoughts on the first forty days of President Trump's reign. "The king and Haman sat down to drink; but the city of Susa was thrown into confusion."

  3. "Ideas of Max Stirner" by James Huneker (1907)

    A hyperlinked transcription of James Huneker's "Ideas of Max Stirner" as it was published in the New York Times on April 20, 1907. Includes some introductory notes and my thoughts on Huneker's use of the term "Socialism".

  4. A Look At Bernie Sanders' Electoral Socialism

    On the difference between democratic socialism and social democracy, the future of capitalism, and the socialist response to the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign.

  5. Dyer Lum on the Civil and Mormon Wars

    An overly simplified theory of the relationship between slavery, Mormon cooperatives, and capitalism with application to some interesting events in American history.

Weblog

Includes less-finished essays and shorter commentary.

  1. On the road to May Day: A non-report-back from Denver 2017

    An anecdotal introduction to the continuum-forming typology of begging as a dialectical model for understanding the structure of late capitalist economy.

  2. Guides to the Alt-Right

    Here are some of the better introductions to the alt-right that I've found, just in case anybody wants to waste as much time as me reading about this stuff.

  3. This Andrew Jackson Jihad: Thoughts from the first forty days

    I wasted an entire month reading about and writing down some thoughts on the first forty days of President Trump's reign. "The king and Haman sat down to drink; but the city of Susa was thrown into confusion."

  4. He tells it like it is (a note on Trumpist propaganda)

    It feels like an alternate timeline of 20th-century Fascism where Mussolini has a barely-functioning vocabulary and Carl Schmitt is illiterate.

  5. "Ideas of Max Stirner" by James Huneker (1907)

    A hyperlinked transcription of James Huneker's "Ideas of Max Stirner" as it was published in the New York Times on April 20, 1907. Includes some introductory notes and my thoughts on Huneker's use of the term "Socialism".